Ag stats: September 2020 mountain states agricultural price report

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Published Friday, October 30, 2020

UNITED STATES 

September Prices Received Index Up 0.9 Percent 

The September Prices Received Index 2011 Base (Agricultural Production), at 89.0, increased 0.9 percent from August and 1.1 percent from September 2019. At 93.7, the Crop Production Index was up 1.3 percent from last month and 5.9 percent from September 2019. The Livestock Production Index, at 84.1, increased 0.2 percent from August, but decreased 3.7 percent from September 2019. Producers received higher prices during September for lettuce, hogs, corn, and soybeans but lower prices for milk, broilers, potatoes, and hay. In addition to prices, the indexes are influenced by the volume change of commodities producers market. In September, there was increased monthly movement for soybeans, corn, apples, and dry beans and decreased marketing of cattle, wheat, cotton, and strawberries. 

September Prices Paid Index Up 0.4 Percent 

The September Prices Paid Index for Commodities and Services, Interest, Taxes, and Farm Wage Rates (PPITW), at 110.3, is up 0.4 percent from August 2020 and 0.6 percent from September 2019. Higher prices in September for feeder pigs, feed grains, complete feeds, and supplements more than offset lower prices for hay and forages, feeder cattle, other services, and LP gas.

Prices Received - Mountain Region States and United States: September 2020 with Comparisons

State

September 2019

August 2020

September 2020

Barley, All 

(dollars per bushel)

(dollars per bushel)

(dollars per bushel)

Colorado 

4.65

4.81

4.85

Montana 

4.29

4.45

4.35

Wyoming 

(D)

4.89

(D)

United States 

4.56

4.60

4.76

Corn 

     

Colorado 

4.00

3.45

3.55

United States 

3.80

3.12

3.41

Wheat, All 

     

Arizona 

(D)

(S)

(D)

Colorado 

3.65

4.04

4.16

Montana 

4.33

4.65

4.77

United States 

4.26

4.55

4.73

Hay, Alfalfa 

(dollars per ton)

(dollars per ton)

(dollars per ton)

Arizona 

190.00

170.00

170.00

Colorado 

235.00

215.00

190.00

Montana 

145.00

130.00

125.00

New Mexico 

220.00

225.00

225.00

Utah 

175.00

180.00

190.00

Wyoming 

185.00

165.00

165.00

United States 

179.00

172.00

171.00

Hay, Other 

     

Arizona 

200.00

185.00

185.00

Colorado 

230.00

230.00

210.00

Montana 

150.00

140.00

130.00

New Mexico 

180.00

170.00

170.00

Utah 

145.00

115.00

115.00

Wyoming 

150.00

165.00

160.00

United States 

122.00

137.00

125.00

Milk, All 

(dollars per hundredweight)

(dollars per hundredweight)

(dollars per hundredweight)

Arizona 

18.70

16.30

16.30

Colorado 

19.40

17.60

17.80

New Mexico 

17.40

17.10

15.60

Utah 

19.10

19.50

18.30

United States 

19.30

18.80

17.90

 (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

 (S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate. 

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